I was put on Probation for a different case and Had to appear for court on a different case. I didn't make it to court in time and now theres a warrant out for my arrest can my probation be revoke because of it?
Your probation can only be revoked for something that takes place during your probationary period. So if you were on probation when you failed to appear in court, your probation can be revoked. You should contact an attorney and discuss this along with what can be done about your warrant.
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Yes, your probation could be revoked because of the FTA. The probation agent files a violation notice to the judge. The judge then must hold a hearing to decide whether you are actually in violation, and if so, what he/she is going to do about it.
You need an attorney to attempt to get the warrant recalled, and most importantly to represent you and the violation hearing. If you can not afford a private attorney you need to apply to the office of the public defender for representation. You must apply to the public defender not less than ten business days before court.
if you are asking can the case that you are on probation for be violated for not showing up for a pending case, the answer depends. One of the standard conditions of probation is obey all laws and by not showing up to court that could be a violation. If you do not report to your agent because of the FTA that will be a violation.
Yes. Consider consulting an experienced criminal defense attorney.
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It depends on if appearing for all court dates was part of your probation contract, and it usually is, so its probably yes. You need an attorney to help you get through that but also for the case you FTA'd on. That warrant can be lifted potentially with a written motion, and it could be the probation officer doesn't notice or doesn't file because its resolved
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